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, libya, that killed four american diplomats. an e-mail showed a white house official played a role and susan race and her talk show appearances. ben rhodes writing in an e-mail two days before that the administration wanted her, quote, to underscore that these protests are rooted in an internet video, and not a broader failure of policy. joining the panel this week, "wall street journal" columnist and deputy editor dan henninger. matt kominski and columnist mary anastasia o'grady. matt, i thought all the e-mails were supposed to have been released long ago. how did this turn up now? >> and so did congress. and all the media. this one came out of the request from judicial watch, conservative watchdog group, who put in a freedom of information act request, saying there's more stuff there, we want to see it. that they fought it, but they eventually released it last month, and among these 41 documents -- >> turn it over to committee, though, in the last few days. >> exactly. to the committee and the judicial watch. and among the 41 documents was kind of -- a fairly long e-mail from ben
.s. consulate in benghazi libya in 2012. speaker john boehner is forming a select committee to investigate disclosures this week that show the add min strigs misled the american people. mark al enter the in our washington bureau with more. >> reporter: good morning. speaker john boehner as recently as last month saw no reason for such a high-profile committee, but changed his mind this week and announced it just hours after a different house committee subpoenaed secretary of state john kerry to testify. the rapid fire kerry subpoena in special select committee announcement on friday capped off a week that saw the release of a previously unseen white house e-mail written by deputy national security adviser ben rhodes. it was sent in the days after the 2012 attack which killed u.s. ambassador chris stephens and three other americans. republicans call the e-mail a smoking gun that shows the white house wrongly blamed an anti-islamic video, putting, they say, political damage control over the facts. >> none of them think it's a video. none of them. the military the ci
is why did an ambassador have little or no real security in a place like libya on september 11th. >> that's a great question. who was in charge of security at the time when we knew that there were a number of attacks, a number of threats leading up to this incident. we knew they had drones in the sky watching ago live video feed as this battle unfolded for 7 to 8 hours. ty woods, of course you remember he was killed tragically in this attack, a navy seal who was killed, said when the bodies arrived back in the united states, hillary clinton looked right into his eyes and still was blaming it on that video. listen. >> well it, came out on the 12th, i'm sorry, on the 14th. this was about the same time that i met hillary clinton when the bodies came in to andrews air force base. and i think i mentioned this to you before. hillary clinton came up to me and i gave her a handshake and a hug. and when i shook her hand she said to me: we are going to have the film maker arrested. >> do you i think this may be te single most shocking thing in the benghazi story. secretary of state doesn't get to
-related terrorist groups in libya. they used those american-provided weapons to get rid of gadhafi. and then the bloodshed didn't discontinue, but it culminated in the attack upon the consulate in benghazi which resulted in the death of american heroes. so the failure of obama's policy was that the weapons and the material aid that was given to al qaeda resulted in the death of these four american heroes. >> let me play for you, and i mention november 28th of 2012. this is a similar statement made by jay carney may 8th, 2013 saying that the white house's only involvement with the talking points and the state department's only involvement in the talking points was just changing in the name consulate. let me play this for you in light of the rhodes memo and what it means for you. >> cia drafted these talking points and redrafted these talking points. the fact that there are inputs is always the case in a process like this. but the only edits made by anyone here at the white house were stylistic and nonsubstantive. they corrected the description of the building where the facility in b
a committee today to investigate the september 11, 2012, attack on the u.s. diplomatic post in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. and separately the republican chairman of the house oversight committee, darrell issa, subpoenaed secretary of state john kerry to testify about the administration's response to the attack. skipping the usual step of issuing an official invitation to appear. a release of internal white house e-mails with new details about the response to the attack has raised questions among republicans about whether the administration was truthful about its initial characterization of the attack. >>> and in afghanistan, a desperate search tonight after days of heavy rain triggered a landslide in a remote village in the northeast. at least 153 people were killed and more than 2,000 are missing tonight. about 300 homes were buried. that's about 1/3 of all the houses in the area. >>> in this country, the news on unemployment took just about everyone by surprise today. 288,000 jobs were added in april. and that helped drive down the une
to ziprecruiter.com/offer5. >>> political fallout from the attack on the 2012 attack in benghazi, libya. >> the subpoena has been issued to john kerry. darrell issa is calling on the secretary to testify on may 21st about the state department quote failing to meet its legal obligation to provide documents related to the attack. in a letter, issa writes quote compliance for the subpoena for documents is not a game. >>> now to the search for flight 370. just hours ago, we learned malaysia is considering sending a ship to the bay of bengal. >> authorities have repeatedly dismissed claims by this australian company that it might have discovered the plane's wreckage, but during a news conference, officials were grilled about the bay of bengal theory and the report of the plane's disappearance. will ripley has the details. >> reporter: the first time officials are answering tough questions about the report that shows hours were lost with confusion and delays after flight 370 disappeared. they're also dismissing reports of possible wreckage thousands of miles from western australia. new this m
that their kind and loving the animals or taken my animal services. is the libya investigation if see if the owners could face charges and see if the law is needed be put down. jeff lee is still in intensive care this morning at the docks are calling critical burns its one-year- old spartans linebackers burger over half his body is only had to surgery's his family said he's an, many more skin grafts and the next few months. >>: he's just us to be alive and have this meant much support as he does. after they can for him i guess is that a weapons is still the personality is. >>: there was sleeping in the back bed when the blaze started he was burned running through the flames to a state firefighters believe that unattended canto spark a fire. >>: armed gunmen robbed the gas station in an yack on 18th street by the time police got there the robberies are verdi taken of the u.s. tried to fin these dogs to track them. >>: through our results this morning please are looking for them after they at gunpoint. they held the store by slipping into on law-and-order after the close. there were hol
and take, the reaction. >> reporter: gregg gave us context for the back and forth. the government in libya is an islamist government that was put in place because of military intervention by the united states. it's under attack by the mill' and the islamist who are the same folks who brought the attack against the up s. compound 2 years ago. i believe what was said to bret baier last night will become the bumper sticker that finally encapsulate and crystallizes what has made americans uneasy about this administration and this incident which is they treated it with what people deem to be insufficient seriousness. bill: now, you move through today and speaker boehner wants john kerry to testify about the emails. what were they before? if the white house won't can explain it secretary kerry should come to the capital, explain why he defied an official congressional subpoena. compare that with darrell issa who suggested that might be criminal. repor>> the speaker is under pre to step things up. this will intensify. but i will point out this illustrates how failed the administration's policy of
the health care act. the situation in libya was a tinderbox. those brave people who volunteer to work for our safety and our security understood this. it is not the same thing as i'm not a crook. it is not the same thing as aluminum tubes and mushroom clouds. this is always a risk area when people go into a country to try to make peace or solve problems in a dysfunctional government and people are rebelling. yes, that film did have something do with it and there was coverage of it. it was two weeks in the new york times and the washington post that showed that it was already a very dangerous situation and this horrific, and moronic film that came out that degraded their god and their religion was all it took for them -- from situation to explode. i think it is time for us to move on and stop with the distractions and all of the division because that is what this party always does. they point the finger at the women, fear the enemy. upon the finger at the minority, they're are the enemy. they want to divide us. we have to start thinking for ourselves and realize that if we don't come together
.s. ambassador to libya. three other americans killed in the attack in benghazi. why the white house blames it on a video caused so much anger in the islamic world when he says they knew that couldn't wasn't the case. >> four individuals died. they are not responding time to get there. may have been able to. we will never know. >> was it a video? >> no. was it a video that sparked a protest? >> no, sir. >> the white house argues these are celted issues but they placed plenty of questions about how all of this skoming out at the time. they suggested blaming attacks on an internet video. carney has said this e-mail was not specifically about benghazi they were released with an entire set of e-mails that specifically included a set of benghazi materials. >> how much time has been sent focusing on talking points that could have been spent on moving forward? >> if the e-mail was not about benghazi why did the white house turn it over to conservative groups seeking information about benghazi? >> you have to look at the employee requests. >> the white house punting on that question. all of this is
--- e to portray obama libya policy as a success. and the jihadists that killed our ambassador and three other civilians. and, c, far from being disamated, as the president claimed during the campaign and even after the september 11 violence in egypt and libya, al lied jihadist al in muslim countries. indeed they had been strengthened by the president's pro-islamist policies. the explosive emails that have surfaced thanks to the perseverance of judicial watch make explicit what has long been obvious. susan rice, the president's confident and ambassador to the strategically chosen to have appearances on five different television broadcasts the sunday after the massacre. she was coached about what to say by other members of the president's inner circle. one of the emails refers expressly to a, quote, prep call, unquote, that ambassador rice had with several administration officials on late saturday afternoon right before her sunday show appearances. the tangle webb of deception spun -- -- the tangle web of deception spun by the administration was to distance the white house and the preside
officials wanted to shape the way the attack on the u.s. consulate in ben gauzily libya was for raid. it contains advice on how u.n. ambassador susan rice should talk about that incident in her tv appearances. four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stevens, were killed in the attack in september 2012. now, in that email rhodes focuses on the protests going on in the middle east at the time it over an internet video. republicans have long accused the white house of trying to minimize the role of terrorism in that attack while president obama was campaigning for re-election. >>> it is 7:21. a city street collapses in baltimore sending at least ten cars down an embankment. the steps crews had to take even before they started the clean- up process. >> i mean, they come out of nowhere and then they're here and there is like two or 300 of them. >> you got to be kidding me? this is like being in the alfred hutch koch movie the birds. what a central valley woman thinks caused this invasion. >>> a central valley woman says she feels like she is living in the alfred hitchcock movie "t
on libya and the 2012 benghazi consulate attack. the hearing follows newly-released white house emails showing how the administration shaped its response to the attack. live coverage at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. you can join the conversation on facebook and twitter. >> see there was a city slicker who was driving around lost and came across this ol' cowboy. so the city slicker asked the ol' guy how to get to the nearest town. -- >> not that old joke? not again. [cheers and applause] ladies and gentlemen, i've been attending these dinners for years. and just quietly sitting there. [laughter] well, i've got a few things i want to say for a change. [applause] this is going to be fun because he really doesn't have a clue about what i'm going to say next. george always says he is delighted to come to these press dinners. baloney. [laughing] he is usually in bed by now. i'm not kidding. i said to him the other day, george, if you really want to end tyranny in the world you will have to stay up later. [laughter] [applause] i am married to the president of the united states and here's our
.s. intervention in libya. is torpose of the hearing examine political and economic challenges facing libya and whether policy changes made during the multilateral intervention may have contributed to these challenges. that is live today on c-span 3 and 9:30 this morning. coming up next, we will talk with rob bishop, chairman of the house natural resources subcommittee about who should control public land. then we will talk with a democratic congressman, member of the budget committee. we will be right back. >> almost 5000 students enter this year's student cam contest. we talked with the top prize winners about the documentary. all decidedwhere we that this was going to be our topic was one that was an article on fracking in our local newspaper. it said that fracking was happening two miles from our house. it is a national problem and a local problem. verythen on, we were passionate about the subject and it seemed obvious that that is what our subject should be. to life.s essential everyone requires food to live. i figured the fact that a lot of people do not know what is being done to our
, libya that killed four americans newly released e-mails say the white house blamed the attack on an e-mail to deflect attention to policies. interviews days after the attacks saying she should quote, underscore these protests are rooted in an zernt internet video and not a broader failure of policy. and that's what she said. >> and reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated. >> reporter: the white house has long insisted rice's talking points came from the intelligence communities but the e-mail is written by a top political aide and the cia director told congress the intelligence community didn't agree with what rice said. >> when she talked about the video, my reaction is that is not something that the analysts have attributed this attack to. >> reporter: the white house insists she didn't change the story at all but released in response to a lawsuit demanding all benghazi related e-mails. >> why were you holding back this information? why was the e-mail not turned over to the congress? this is directly relevant. why did you hold it back? >> john, again -- >> why di
has not been truthful about its explanation of the 2012 attack in benghazi, libya. >> u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed when terrorists raided the consulate. judicial watch says the the attack as a spontaneous ray- reaction to an anti-muslim film. >> the documents include talking points prepared for then u.n. ambassador susan rice who appeared on a number of talk shows. the white house denies there's any smoking gun. >> this document, as i said, was explicitly not about benghazi but about the general dynamic in the arab -- or in the muslim world at the time. i would also point out that the document itself states explicitly that ambassador rice is not on the sunday shows to talk politics. this was part of our effort to explain our views, both as a matter of policy and as a matter of what was happening on the ground, with regards to the protests that were underway around the region. > >>> critics say they tried to cover up the real reason for the attacks so it could show that the president was tough on this in the 2012 campaign. >> they show bengh
and government reform committee holds a hearing thursday on libya and that 2012 benghazi consulate attack with a newly released white house e-mails showing how the administration shaped its response to the attack. live coverage at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span three. you can join the conversation on facebook and twitter. >> everybody says, how do you think these women came from such a very low part of the world, you know, the victorian era is so satisfied, the very rich and the middle class and the real robber baron achievers. the life and times of these women is in the most buccaneer time that you can think of. after the civil war, finances were beginning to become major, rockefeller, all of the robber barons making a lot of money. i think that it was easy for them because they had been running around. there -- they were tough, and they were driven both for power and individualism, but as i say, they could have been kept in a fine manner if they wanted, but they really were pushing for their independence and women's independence. >> she argues to that little-remembered victorian sisters ch
. so god forbid we expose our policy is a failure in libya. it has been 20 months, bill. we didn't even get this e-mail. congress is supposed to provide the oversight. >> the white house argues this only reinforces what we were saying in the beginning. we were working on the best assessment we had at the time. >> here is the first follow-up question. site all of the intelligence and evidence indicating a video was connected to benghazi. go. there is none. there was nothing to support this narrative other than a desire to deflect attention from their ineffective policy. rather than saying we don't know what caused the attack they went to this video in cairo or this narrative a filmmaker in california is the cause of the four murdered americans because week -- we can -- not say it was our failed policy. site the evidence. sdwl >> what is next? >> you would hope my colleagues in the house would be upset that a private industry is getting more information than we are that would we would use the information we have to compel research. >> does this change what you thought about how hilary cli
. double whammy for the president. he had a military action in libya, would thank would show chaos resulted and show terrorists are acting against and killing americans and he says al-qaeda is on the up and bin laden is done. he also said let's reinforce the president's strength on challenges. this is saturday night, everybody important in the administration is cced on this. senator kelly ayotte, who has been all over it, she said this about what this all means. >> we always said r did the video reference come from? now we know it came from the white house. the president is claiming he had been a good foreign policy president, that he had al-qaeda on the run. the other thing in this set of e-mail here that's very troubling is this reference to make sure you mention that al-qaeda has been destroyed. then you saw ambassador rice on every single sunday show saying al-qaeda has been decimated. >> so that e-mail was from ben rhodes who was the deputy national security advisor and maybe -- if you're going think, if it's not the white house trying to be political, which is it clearly looks like w
. it was very clear. as it was to those in libya. that this was a complicated attack, it was well planned, had oordinated, it othing to do with the video. this article goes on. on sunday, september 16, rice told cbs' "face the nation," quote, based on the best information we have to date, what our assessment is, as of the present, is in fact what began spontaneously in benghazi as a reaction to what had transpired some hours earlier in cairo where, of course, as you know, there was a violent protest outside our embassy sparked by this hateful video. to the judicial watch documents -- that's unquote. the judicial watch documents confirm that c.i.a. talking points that were prepared for congress and may have been used by rice on "face the nation" and four additional sunday talk shows on september 16, had been heavily edited by then c.i.a. deputy director, according to one email. quote, the first draft apparently seemed unsuitable because they seemed to encourage the reader to infer incorrectly that the c.i.a. had warned about a specific attack on our embassy. on the sbts he noted that these poi
. we have been seeing it hover at those levels. at the same time we are seeing seeing -- as libya is forced to resume exports. and in terms of what is happening with gold, if you take a look at gold prices, the backdrop for gold is money managers have increased their long in gold last week. it is the best start to a year since 2006 for gold. you are looking at the six month chart where we are still seeing decline. coffee prices are up almost 90% so far this year. sally field joins us with a look at what has been driving up prices. >> you wouldn't know because you are a tea drinker. difficult because you are looking at unprecedented crippling drought in brazil. i am talking about three months of nearly no moisture. those are the fancy beans we drink at starbucks versus the instant coffee you might get from a folgers. the drought stunts the growth of branches as well as beans. that can lead to the first global shortage in five years. as crippling effect from brazil. >> how much of world coffee productions does brazil -- >> about half. they are a pretty huge producer. columbia comes
that tie their hands and got them killed. he has lost libya by conducting a unilateral, unauthorized and illegal aggression against an american ally, murdering its leader and turning its streets other to mobs of terrorists -- over to mobs of terrorists. in the course of these betrayals, obama has violated every single principle he invoked as a senator to justify his subversive attacks on george bush's war in iraq. .. >> obama support for the brotherhood has not only crossover toy egyptian allies, but open the door for imperial russia will to replace it is the great power influences the region. on top of these betrayals, obama has systematically appeased america's most deadly enemy in the region, the terrorist regime in iran. and particularly conspired to ensure that those have sworn to wipe america and israel from the earth to acquire nuclear weapons. while giving aid and comfort, obama has turned his back on the only democracy in the middle east, and america's most faithful and important allies. he has thrown enormous weight behind those whose goal has been stated to old obliterate
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